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Shanah

What does Shanah mean?

Shanah Pronunciation of Shanah [shanah] as a name for girls is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Shanah means "lily, rose". Shanah is a variant form of Shana (Hebrew): short version of Shoshana, Shannon.

Associated with: lily (flower).

Variations

Shanah has 3 variants: Shania, Shanna and Shannah.

3 more related forms via Shana: Shan, Shanda and Shandi.

Creative forms:
(female) Seanah, Shinah, ..

(male) Shano, Shaon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Shanah Kaitlyn (S.K.), ..

How popular is Shanah?

Shanah is an uncommon first name for females. Shanah is also a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Shanah (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Shania (#1648 in 2015), Shanna, Shandi, Shanda and Shana. Usage of these forms of Shanah was at its highest in the year 1996 (adoption of 0.13%) and is now significantly diminished (adoption 0.01%, down 96%), with forms such as Shanna becoming somewhat outmoded. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shana, Shanda, Shandi, Shania, Shanna in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Shania outside U.S.

Similar Names

Shanah is alike in pronunciation to Chanee, Chanha, Chaniyah, Channa, Channah, China, Shaina, Shanay, Shaney, Shani, Shannae, Shannea, Shaunah, Shaunie, Shawna, Shawnna, Shaynah, Sheena, Sheenagh, Sheina, Shena, Shonagh, Shonah, Shunagh and Shyanna. Other suggested similar names are Alanah, Chabah, Chanach, Danah, Dhana, Ganah, Hanah, Ioanah (see Ioanna), Lanah, Leanah, Sabah, Sadah, Saharah, San, Sana, Sanna, Sannah, Sanny, Savanah, Sean, Sena, Shadai, Shaine, Shaka, Shan-, Shane, Shanit, Shannan, Shantae, Shantai, Shantay, Sharae, Sharan, Shastah, Shayan, Shayne, Shebah, Shene, Sherah, Shilah, Shone, Shyann, Shyanne, Shylah, Sian, Sina, Suanny, Swanny, Thana and Yoanah. These names tend to be more commonly used than Shanah.

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